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  • Immigrants expected at FLETC Wednesday

    June 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Workers erect a fence around portable dorms Saturday at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia in anticipation of the arrival of hundreds of immigrants from Central America. (Mary Morgan Photo)   About 800 Central American illegal...

  • Last call for Green Lantern Bar

    June 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Travis Smith of Langford Tractor Work of Roswell uses a backhoe Thursday to demolish the Green Lantern Bar at the corner of East 1st and Main streets. A crew from the demolition company began work Wednesday. Jose Ochoa of Langford Tractor Work said the lot...

  • Council clamps down on animal rescue groups

    June 21, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Jo McInerney of Roswell’s Animal Welfare Alliance, far left, is led away from the lectern by Roswell police officer Jonathan Daniel at Friday’s special meeting of the Roswell City Council. The council amended the city’s letter of agreement with animal...

  • Illegal immigrants reportedly headed to Artesia

    June 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Hundreds of illegal immigrants, many of whom are children, may soon be housed at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia, sources told the Daily Record late Thursday. One source with inside information of U.S. Border Patrol operations said the...

  • Jail renovation costs decreasing

    June 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The $15 million Chaves County Adult and Juvenile Detention Center renovation is costing a little less than expected. The county commissioners on Wednesday approved a change order from the jail’s contractor that lowered the jail’s price tag by $55,420....

  • Candidates count on Gov. Martinez

    June 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Republican candidates for state auditor and state treasurer told a group of local Republicans Wednesday they plan to campaign with Gov. Susana Martinez as often as possible in the coming months and link their campaigns with Martinez’s re-election effort....

  • Firefighters compete

    June 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Hagerman firefighter Brian Erickson (foreground) competes Saturday at the Firefighter Combat Challenge on the lawn of the Lindell Andres Community Center in Hagerman. More than a dozen firefighters from the Hagerman, Sierra and District 8 fire departments...

  • City, county approve $323K for econ development

    June 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    While Roswell city leaders mull over the city’s advertising and marketing expenses, the city of Roswell and Chaves County have allocated more than $320,000 for other economic development efforts. The City Council on Thursday approved a $120,000 allocation...

  • Salas wins 1st, 3rd place for classic cars

    June 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell car restorer Greg Salas, right, holds a first-place trophy his 1956 Ford Crown Victoria won June 7 at the Carlsbad Car-A-Fair 2014. Also pictured is Salas’ uncle, Alfonso Pena, with a third-place trophy Salas won at the Carlsbad car show for his...

  • Horseback ride to cantina is a family tradition

    June 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Luis Morales, atop his horse aptly named “Tequila,” leads a group of horseback riders into El Gomez Cantina south of Hagerman Saturday. About 30 riders from the Dexter and Hagerman areas rode horses to the cantina Saturday as part of a family celebration....